Touring

1st Class Rider are able to offer Professionally led Motorcycle Tours in the UK and Europe. “You’ve not seen the true beauty of The World until you’ve seen it through a motorcycle visor”.

Motorcycle TouringOur first trip was immediately sold out and since then we have toured France & The Somme again to visit the Memorial to the missing of the Somme and the town of Fromelles, the scene of the most recent discovery of WWI mass burial sites.

We visited Normandy in the midst of the Anniversary Commemorations for the 65th anniversary of the D Day Landings, the weekend of the 6th of June. We have visited Belgium and Ypres and many sites of moving British Army History.

NEXT TRIP.

The Great Scottish 8.

27th September  – 1st October 2016.

We aim to tour the Northern most Highlands of Scotland in a Great Figure 8.

A guided motorcycle tour which leaves South Wales on the 27th, travelling through Mid Wales avoiding the Motorway until Chester to travel through the passes of the Lake District. Crossing the Scottish Border at Historic Gretna Green for a welcome first night stay at our favoured Hotel in Paisley.

Day two takes us deeper into the Highlands enabling us to reach the Northern Coast, largely taking the lesser known routes where ever possible. Day three brings us back down the rugged Western Coast with stunning scenery and challenging mountain roads.

Four nights of 4* and 3* hotel accommodation, bed breakfast and evening meal.

Cost is £550.

Please note this is a Tour and not to be confused with our 3 Countries Advanced Motorcycle Training Course – Details of which can be found on our Advanced Training Page.

Scotland Splendour Tour 24th – 27th April 2013.

The Ardennes Region of Belgium. June 2013.

 

Rouen, The Capital of Upper Normandy. France. June 24th – 26th 2011

Our next trip across the Channel is scheduled for the weekend of the 24th – 26th of June 2011.

For those of you looking for something different, then this is it. Rouen and the Normandy Beaches.

Crossing from Dover to Calais on Friday morning (24th) and travelling cross country to the Medieval Town of Rouen. Rouen is one of France’s most ancient and historic Cities.

Developed over the centuries by the Romans and the Vikings and was taken under English control after a long siege in 1431. It became the stage for the trial and execution of Joan of Arc, before the City was returned to French control in 1449. Overlooking The Seine it is situated in the heart of picturesque Upper Normandy.

This will be a bike trip with a difference. So take a tour under the watchful eye of your experienced Guide/Leader. Taking a leisurely ride through very scenic countryside, this is a great trip to experience riding in France.

If you’ve never been… then you must.

It is anticipated that this trip will be quickly sold out so please ensure you don’t miss out and let me know, and get you name on the list.

Costs are as before, and will be £350 per person*. Cost includes return Ferry Crossing for you and your bike,using the prestigious Sea France Fleet, Shared, Twin Room Hotel Accommodation on a Bed & Breakfast basis, Information Pack, Maps and the services of our Experienced Tour Guide/Lead Rider.

These tours are limited to 10 bikes only and are suitable for Riders of All Abilities. Using a Group Riding Navigation System which allows each Rider to ride at their own pace, it ensures that everyone can ride safely yet still be sure that they won’t be left behind. (This navigation system will be fully explained).

As with the last trip you will have the opportunity to purchase a personalised ‘1st Class Rider Tours’ Polo Shirt. Embroidered (not printed) with the 1st Class Logo on the breast and with ‘Rouen 2011’ across the back. The left sleeve can be personalised with either your name or bike make and model.

These quality Polo Shirts proved popular for the Amsterdam Trip and are available at only £25.

France is waiting…… Come on………You know you want to……….

CALL NOW TO BOOK YOUR PLACE. 07545 567 273

* Please note, if you have travelled with us on one of our Euro Tours before then a discount of 10% will be given off the tour price. So insted of paying the full amount of £350 you pay only £315. (You can’t not come can you…)

Amsterdam & The Anne Frank House. (SOLD OUT)

11th – 13th March 2011.

This is another great chance to join us on one of our Long Weekend Cross Channel Tours. In a group no bigger than ten bikes we travel from Dover to Calais, using the prestigious Sea France Fleet. Using an 8am ferry 0n Friday morning.

Taking a lunch stop in the fantastic City of Bruges before arriving in Amsterdam on the Friday afternoon.

Three days, two nights Bed & Breakfast Hotel accommodation visiting Amsterdam and The Anne Frank House. Returning to the UK from Calais to Dover on Sunday evening.

For just £350 you get;

Return Ferry Crossing.

Two nights Hotel Bed & Breakfast (using one hotel so no lugging your kit about)

Our Experienced Lead Rider Guide Services.

Information pack on riding in France/Belgium with destinations and maps.

These are lead group rides so you get to ride under the watchful eye of highly qualified group leaders.

So if you are a seasoned Euro traveller or if you are venturing across the water for the first time this is the ideal way to gain experience in a friendly group.

For details or to book your place please give me a call on;

07545 567 273.

Spaces are strictly limited to just ten bikes and spaces usually sell out fast.

Au Revoir ….for now.

NEXT TRIP. France.

The Somme and Fromelles 1st – 3rd October 2010. (Sold Out).

This is another great chance to join us on one of our Long Weekend French Tours. In a group no bigger than ten bikes we travel from Dover to Calais, using the prestigious Sea France Fleet. Using an 8am ferry 0n Friday morning.

Three days, two nights Bed & Breakfast Hotel accommodation visiting the WWI War Graves of The Somme Region of France and the latest War Graves Cemetery at Fromelles on the France Belgian Border. Returning to the UK from Calais to Dover on Sunday evening.

For just £350 you get;

Return Ferry Crossing.

Two nights Hotel Bed & Breakfast (using one hotel so no lugging your kit about)

Our Experienced Lead Rider Guide Services.

Information pack on riding in France with destinations and maps.

These are lead group rides so you get to ride under the watchful eye of highly qualified group leaders.

So if you are a seasoned French traveller or if you are venturing across the water for the first time this is the ideal way to gain experience in a friendly group.

For details or to book your place please give me a call on;

07545 567 273.

Spaces are strictly limited to just ten bikes and spaces usually sell out fast.

Au Revoir ….for now.

NEXT TRIP: FRANCE, The Somme & Fromelles.

August 20th – 22nd 2010.

Riding through Countryside that is calm and idyllic now but was once the scene of the Bloodiest Days in British Army History.

Visiting The Somme and the border town of Fromelles where in 2009 the most recent WWI mass burial site of over 400 British & Australian Troops was found and excavated. Visit the most recent War Graves Cemetery where these brave lost Soldiers have been laid to rest side by side as they were buried during the WWI hostilities.

The cost of £300 includes return Ferry Crossing using the prestigious Sea France Fleet. Three Days/Two Night 3 star Twin Room Accommodation, plus the professional guided, lead ride services of our seasoned Euro Rider. You will also receive an information pack including routes and destinations plus safety & legal advice for riding in Europe.

Groups numbering no more than 10 riders will be guided using the drop off system which enables you to ride at your own pace, never being under pressure to play catch up.

For full details or to book a place on this tour please give me a call; 07545 567 273.

BELGIUM & The Ardennes Forest. 19th – 21st March 2010.

Riding through the fabulous Ardennes Forest Region of Belgium, with time to visit Historic Luxembourg.

Call now to reserve your place. Also read what they said about the last trip;

Now that the Winter is over and the days are getting longer we all need something to look forward to after the snow and rain of recent months.

Travelling from Dover to Calais on the prestigious Sea France Fleet

The cost of this trip is to be confirmed but will be in the region of £300 (no more and may be less). This will include the services of our Experienced Guide, Return Ferry Crossing and two nights, 3 Star (at least) shared Twin Room accommodation.

If you wish to reserve your place on this trip, please be quick as our previous trips sold out rather quickly.

Ypres Motorcycle Tour 2009Please visit our web site ‘online payment’ page where you can pay the £150 deposit to reserve your place.

These trips are restricted to approximately 10 riders and we operate an easy navigation system that allows every rider in the group to ride at their own pace (unless we are late for the Ferry!).

So don’t delay or you might miss out. Reserve your place now and come and experience Europe the ‘1st Class’ way.


CALL US NOW for more info or to book your training: 07545 567 273